In case you’ve somehow missed it: The bees are dying and yes, it’s something we should all care a lot about, because bees are IMPORTANT.
While it’s good to know that a decline in bees populations is troubling, it’s even better to know how you can actually make a difference to this pretty terrifying situation. So, I spoke to James C. Nieh, professor of ecology, behavior, and evolution at UCSD, and Amanda Shaw, beekeeper at Waggle Works, about what we can do to help save the bees.
6. If you have a backyard or large garden, consider building yourself a bee hotel.